Live life on the half shell. The Pear Tree Mussel Tub by Bagno Sasso is made by yacht builders. $28,400.
Sitting in the private golf community of Querencia in Mexico, Villa de Avila sits on 1.57 acres overlooking the Sea of Cortez, San Jose and Punta Gorda. The 12,700 square-foot residence has dramatic water features and exquisite landscaping and includes three guest casitas.
This year's HGTV Dream Home is an old Florida design that sits on Islamorada in the Florida Keys. Key design elements include front and rear balconies, a hidden fishing gear room and a ribbed-metal roof. The master suite encompasses the entire top floor. The three-story home sits 300 feet from the water in a private community that will eventually consist of eight homes with private boat slips and a large communal pool. The home, worth more than $2.2 million, will be given away in the HGTV Dream Home Sweepstakes that is taking entries through Feb. 19. View full image.
Sitting on Navajo Ridge in Utah's Moab desert, this 8,700 square-foot home has remarkable views of the desert and the La Sal Mountains. The home is built to blend in with the surrounding red sandstone and rocks on the site are blended into the home's foundation. The infinite pool shown here offers a spectacular vantage point to view the surrounding sandstone fins. The master bedroom and a guest room feature floor to ceiling windows to offer panoramic views of the surrounding landscape. Additional amenities include a hot tub, sauna, home theater and a wine cellar.
The courtyard entrance to this Moorish style villa is flanked by "fifty one carved stone arches and stately palm trees." From the rear, stone terraces overlook a private lake with views of the sea. A vaulted dining area can seat more than twenty guests, in the 7-bedroom residence. Other amenities include mature gardens a pool with gazebo, four guest suites with private bathrooms and a separate staff wing.
The 3,850-square-foot villas on Dellis Cay feature secluded balconies overlooking the water in the Turks and Caicos archipelago. The five-bedroom villas are designed by architect Piero Lissoni and include more than 6,000 square feet of outdoor living space, a private pool and a pool house. The exclusive, 560-acre private island community will include restaurants and a full-service spa. Villa prices start at around $6 million. Ground breaking is scheduled for early 2008. View full image.
Occupying the last available ocean front parcel on Miami's Sunny Isles Beach, the Regalia condominiums will consist of 40 single-floor residences. Each residence has an undulating terrace that wraps around the entire floor, creating a shady veranda. Residences will have more than 5,515 square feet of interior space and 2,100 square feet of exterior space. The building could be completed as soon as Winter 2008, with residences starting around $5 million. View full image.
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